Tecpán Guatemala in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Plaza D at Iximché
This is a trilingual marker in Kaqchikel, Spanish and English
Ri Rulewal D yalan nim, kisurin ki' taq k'oxtun xe' ruxikin. Majunb’ey ta xkanox rub'anikil, ruma ri majun etaman ta ri jalajöj rub'anikil. Po niqu'alajirisäx achi'el ri ch'aqa' chik taq k’ayib’äl, xban re jun k'ayibäl re' richin xeb'an jalajön taq samaj pa ruwi’ ri na'ojil, nimab'äl k'u'x chuqa' richin xek'astan ri winaqi’. Ri jun chik rox peraj chi re ri popab'äl jay nilitäj pa elqajb'äl q'ij pa rulewal.
La Plaza D es una amplia plaza completamente rodeada de construcciones. Nunca ha sido investigada, por lo que se desconocen sus detalles. Se aduce que, al igual que las demás plazas, fue construida como un espacio en donde se llevaban a cabo actividades políticas, religiosas y recreativas. Los restos de un tercer palacio parecen encontrarse en la parte suroeste de la plaza.
Plaza D is a wide plaza completely surrounded by constructions. lt has never been investigated and not many details about it are known. We can assume that like the others it was constructed for political, religious and recreational activities. The remains of a third palace seem to be located in the southwest side of this plaza.
Location. 14° 44.03′ N, 90° 59.684′ W. Marker is in Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala. Touch for map. The marker is at the far southern portion of the Archaeological Park of Iximche, to the east of a clay tile roofed informational kiosk. The park is south of the city of Tecpán Guatemala on a road known locally as the "Road to Iximche". Marker is in this post office area: Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango 04006, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artisans and Exchanges at Iximché (within shouting distance of this marker); Xajil Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple 5 at Iximche (within shouting distance of this marker); Sotz'il Palace (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Sociopolitical Organization of Mayan Social Classes (about 180 meters away); Plaza A of Iximche (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Mayan Civilization in the Post Classic Period (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Mesoamerica and the Mayan Civilization (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tecpán Guatemala.
Categories. • Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.